Pocahontas County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

There's a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a Strong Iowa. That's why we panter with Iowans and harness the reliable resources of our university for communities and farmers to thrive, for families and youth to be healthy, and to turn the world over to the next generation better than we found it. Because a Strong Iowa is what we all want.

View our 2017 Pocahontas County Annual Report!

We are proud to bring Iowa State University's research and resources to Pocahontas County.


IDALS Pesticide Testing Schedules and Locations


2018 Pocahontas County Fairbook

Fair Newsletter 2018

Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach office will be closed July 18th to July 23rd for the Pocahontas County Fair.
See you at the FAIR!


County News

July 2, 2018

Celebrate 100 YEARS of Extension and Outreach in POCAHONTAS COUNTY!
July 19, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Pocahontas County Fairgrounds

July 2, 2018

Join us to support Pocahontas County 4-H Endowment 12th Annual Pie Auction!

July 2, 2018

 The Pocahontas County 4-H & FFA programs would like to invite you to the 2018 Fair Auction!!

July 18, 2018

Fairs, festivals and events are becoming increasingly important economic drivers of Iowa county economies. However, managing these activities can be a huge task for local organizers. Fortunately, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a resource that can help.

July 16, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a workshop titled Focus on Nitrogen: Managing Nitrogen for Maximum Profit and Minimum Water Quality Impact on Aug. 9 at the Iowa State Northeast Research Farm near Nashua. The workshop is part of a statewide series of events this summer and fall that focus on managing nitrogen.

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Horticulture Meets Citizenship at Soldier Garden

4-H youth are learning about horticulture, history, farming practices and citizenship in the Soldier Garden at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. 4-H’ers have planted and are taking care of the garden with guidance from ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners.

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